Best Types of Hearing Protection

Question: What type of hearing protection is best when I’m near loud noise?   Answer: Hearing loss from hazardous noise levels is a serious health concern. More than 26 million U.S. adults have noise-induced hearing loss and the research is showing that even teens have evidence of early onset noise-induced hearing loss. There are many […]

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Making Moves — and Protecting Your Hearing, Too

Planning to bust some moves at the gym as part of your 2019 goals? You’re not alone. As a tried-and-true strategy for losing weight, feeling more fit, or simply stepping up physical activity for overall wellness, working out is a perennially popular New Year’s resolution, and exercise classes can be a fun way to fit […]

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Musician Monitors

Question: Can you assist us in ordering musician monitors for our praise team? Answer: Look no further! For our Doctors of Audiology, custom earmolds is a skilled procedure used almost weekly for area musicians and performers. We inspect the ear and canals closely, insert a cotton/foam ear dam deep inside near the eardrum and ensure […]

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April Is National Lawn and Garden Month

Celebrate by Protecting Your Hearing Spring has sprung, and so has the annual spring cornucopia of sounds: birds singing, children laughing, neighbors chatting — and lawn equipment. Maintaining your burgeoning plant life is a noisy affair. Once you’ve used the mower, leaf blower, chain saw, and string trimmer, your ears have put up with quite […]

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Do you think younger people will develop hearing loss due to loud music and earbud use?

Quesion: Do you think younger people will develop hearing loss due to loud music and earbud use? Answer: Recent studies have shown disturbing trends in increased risk of noise-induced hearing loss in young adults. Their exposure to noise is most likely during leisure activities. In the past, hearing protection programs have been used in schools […]

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I am a musician and considering custom ear monitors. What else should I consider?

Question: I am a musician and considering custom ear monitors. What else should I consider? Answer: Your first decision might be whether you want a universal-fit monitor (one size fits all) or a custom-made monitor designed for your ear size. We can make an earmold impression of your ears so your monitors fit perfectly for […]

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